Suppose fortune fails to smile upon you. Despite your best efforts at gaining wealth, you are bankrupt and have no professional skills to speak of. You could give up and embrace a […]
How a Bad Musical (Plus a Whole Bunch of Really Bad Ideas) Bankrupted the World’s Wealthiest Country
Whenever the elements of government corruption, shady characters, monumental stupidity, mind-numbing monetary mismanagement, and poop all come together, it’s a safe bet that it is a story that will make it into […]
Captain John Kendrick’s life was filled with excitement and surprise. So was his death.
With the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States found itself preparing for the unthinkable: what would happen if Hawaii fell under Japanese occupation? One of the […]
When asked to identify the tallest mountain on the planet, most people readily name Mount Everest. Most people are wrong. The holder of that particular honor is actually Mauna Kea, the tallest […]
If you are traveling to the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia, you might consider using a credit card, rather than having to convert your cash into local currency. […]
To mail a coconut within the United States, it is not necessary to do anything other than affix an address and correct postage. The US Postal Service views coconuts as self-contained container, […]